Zoning Specialist Resume

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Career Objective:



To secure a position as zoning specialist that can provide an opportunity for professional growth that will utilize my diverse work experience in zoning specialist.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 6+ years experience in land use and zoning.
  • Knowledge of local government and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of local market zoning and building permit processes.
  • Ability to work with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet navigation and e-mail usage.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of personnel via phone, in person.
  • Able to handle a number of zoning research projects at a time.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Understanding of real estate contracts, negotiations, and research.
  • Ability to work in a schedule-driven environment.

Professional Experience:


SBA Network Services, Inc., Chicago, IL (1996-2000)

Zoning specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Planed and managed the activities necessary to secure zoning and building permit approval of communication facilities.
  • Responsible for reviewing all zoning applications and approval documents required to acquire zoning and building permits needed to build cell sites.
  • Provided recommendations to the client regarding appropriate zoning and planning strategies.
  • Represented the client’s interests by assisting local government in the formulation of telecommunications regulations.
  • Responded to inquiries from the public regarding the client’s applications.
  • Reviewed the work of project consultants for completeness and accuracy.

American Tower Corp, Woburn, MA, (2000-2004)

Zoning specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Provided substantive zoning support for the zoning department.
  • Reviewed zoning and construction drawings and modified as necessary.
  • Ensured that documentation is maintained in compliance with company, client and regulatory policies.
  • Ensured that customer leasing costs remain under target budget amounts.
  • Attended public hearings, community and council meetings.
  • Managed and prioritized zoning activities and development vendor’s activities to meet zoning commitments.

Educational Background:

DePaul University, Chicago IL

Master of Arts in Town Planning (1996)

DePaul University, Chicago IL

Bachelor of Arts in Geography (1993)